Category Archives: perseverence

TEAM WORK

“Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer     and gathers her food in harvest. How long will you lie there, O sluggard?     When will you … Continue reading

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HANGING ON

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY KATHY BOECHER© Our lives are like a thin, frayed thread, Our thoughts are filled with fear and dread, The tines of life like wildfire spread, We even wish that we were dead, Yet God would not release His … Continue reading

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STAY THE COURSE

This past week we had visitors from Utah, Oklahoma and Wisconsin – cousins I’ve not seen in over 30 years. We’ve all become older, and the hair that remains has turned gray.  A few laugh lines have appeared (in my case an … Continue reading

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THIS ISN’T WHERE I LIVE

This planet’s not my home. I am an alien here. This place is just a hardened shell encasing sin and fear. The shell is hard to crack. There’s only one who can. He is the Lord of heaven. The Son … Continue reading

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THOUGH FEARS ASSAIL ME …..

The room begins to close in on you. You feel suffocated in your inner most being. Your heart begins to race – your mouth is dry – your hands begin to tremble – your breathing becomes heavy and almost chokes … Continue reading

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LORD, STRENGTHEN MY SOUL!

Just when I think I can’t go another mile – when I’m exhausted and worn out from fighting the battle of life – when the days grow shorter and there isn’t enough time to get things that need to be … Continue reading

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NO FEAR

Butterflies tickle my insides each time I try something new I worry and fret and often forget how Jesus knows just what to do. He’s always around when I need Him, He walks with me all of the way. He … Continue reading

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LORD, HEAR MY PRAYER,

Words sometimes flow from my mouth like a gushing river. Will I never learn that some of them might put someone on the defensive – Or hurt feelings, or confuse or antagonize? God please help me to think before I … Continue reading

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PARENTING ADVICE?

When you consider having a family you must be prepared for tons of frustrations –  giving up everything you enjoy doing for yourself – keeping one eye opened while you sleep – never getting the laundry done – a sink full of … Continue reading

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